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Assistant Director, Provincetown Public Library (Provincetown)

The Assistant Library Director provides professional library and managerial services and ensures the effective and efficient delivery of operational and administrational functions daily. Performs duties in the areas of planning, administration, technology and infrastructure, personnel management, and coordination of library operations, activities, and programs across all departments. This position manages the library’s technology and digital services, marketing and communications channels, and activities of the main public service desk, and assumes management responsibility for overall library operations and personnel in the absence of the Library Director. Responsibilities include evaluation and assessment of overall departmental
functions, implementation of new service objectives and programs identified in the Strategic Planning process, meeting organizational goals and objectives, conveying, and carrying out of the library’s mission, and implementing and enforcing policies and procedures. The Assistant Library Director performs work with a high degree of independence, exercising considerable judgment and tact, developing, and maintaining a rapport with the public, as well as an ability to supervise and secure the cooperation of the staff. Must convey strong confidence in level of trust.  


Master's Degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school; three to five years of progressively responsible experience in the library
profession, including at least three years in a public library setting; experience in a supervisory role including hiring, training, and evaluating staff; or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$63,394.00 - $82,311.00  / year

Closing Date


How to Apply

For initial consideration please send completed application, cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, Town of Provincetown, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 or by April 5th, 2023 at 12PM. This position will remain open until filled.


2023-03-15 |  Quick link to this job